Posts published on May 29, 2015

On line Tool Comparing College Enrollment and Graduation

From Education Trust

This time of year, we’re celebrating so many young adults as they graduate from college and begin to make their way into the world. But let’s pause and think about just how many caps and gowns remain on storage shelves, because some students didn’t make it through.

Closing gaps in access and success and making college affordable, especially for low-income students and students of color, will ensure a brighter economic future for all of our students — and for our country.

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Use The Education Trust’s newly updated College Results Online tool to search and compare how colleges are doing at enrolling and graduating their students. Despite the additions and tweaks we’ve made to over the past 10 years, the data consistently tell the same story: Not all colleges are created equal and what institutions do matters.

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Dr. José Luis Cruz, provost and vice president of academic affairs at California State University, Fullerton; and Kati Haycock, president of The Education Trust, all solidify this point in a new, 2-minute video